Obama Blames Global Forces For High Gas Prices | Talking Points Memo

President Obama said Tuesday that high gas prices are caused by global forces:

Even drilling every square inch of this country, right now, we’d still have to rely disproportionately on other countries for their oil and paying more at the pump with instability in the Middle East. That’s what’s happening right now. It is the global trends affecting gas prices.

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